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Algeria protests: Bouteflika appoints new authorities

Picture copyright Getty Photos Picture caption Mr Bouteflika, 82, has served as Algeria’s prime minister since 1999 President Abdelaziz Bouteflika of Algeria has introduced a significant cupboard reshuffle, after weeks of protests with demonstrators demanding he resign. State TV stories 21 of the nation’s 27 ministers have been changed. Noureddine …

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Pope Francis visits Morocco – BBC Information

Picture copyright EPA Picture caption Pope Francis greeted Father Jean-Pierre Schumacher, who survived a bloodbath of Trappist monks by Islamists in Algeria in 1996. Pope Francis has visited Morocco on his newest journey to a predominantly Muslim state. He met migrants and Muslim leaders, and held a Mass for the …

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